Game planning for a season is much easier when there is a constant under center. However, predicting injuries is never a factor.
Brad Keselowski's winning momentum in the Sprint Cup Series continued on Friday, as he claimed the pole for the Sylvania 300 with a new track qualifying record at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel suffered broken bones in his foot during Sunday's game against New Orleans.
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman dropped his appeal of a six-game suspension for throwing at Baltimore's Caleb Joseph.
Kyrie Irving should be glowing.
Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux is expected to be sidelined approximately two weeks after suffering an undisclosed lower-body injury on the first day of training camp.